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So he resync'd and all is well. What's the point... 82,453 Views / 68 Replies  
So he resync'd and all is well. What's the point of all this???
Posted by tonewheel, on Sep 16, 2011 at 12:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I have Lion Developer installed. Working through... 14,549 Views / 426 Replies  
I have Lion Developer installed. Working through the various features, I noticed that the BOUNCE feature in Mail has been removed. Too bad, as I used that from time to time.
Posted by tonewheel, on Feb 27, 2011 at 11:59 AM, in Mac OS X
It's a well documented problem. I recall seeing... 2,604 Views / 7 Replies  
It's a well documented problem. I recall seeing this some months ago.

You do have a legitimate copy of the Adobe products, yes? If so, call Adobe support. They can reset this and you can...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jan 8, 2011 at 10:25 AM, in Mac OS X
QUOTE: "I'd like to know if they've finally fixed... 1,627 Views / 32 Replies  
QUOTE: "I'd like to know if they've finally fixed the bug where iTunes generates a new zero-k .plist file every time you quit iTunes. I just deleted over 300 of the damned things over the weekend."
...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jan 8, 2011 at 10:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Of course it does 1,198 Views / 16 Replies  
Good grief, of course metal will scratch glass. I'm a mechanical engineer, but it doesn't take an engineer to know that!
Posted by tonewheel, on Sep 25, 2010 at 11:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Didn't do your homework? 17,975 Views / 677 Replies  
I think most of us know that the bumper will not work with the dock. How many cases do?
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 3, 2010 at 01:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Free Cases Have Begun Shipping! 806 Views / 13 Replies  
Just got an email from Apple informing me that my free Griffin Motif 4 case has shipped via DHL, and is scheduled to arrive by August 10! :D
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 3, 2010 at 01:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, they were. And WHOOOSH go the troll and... 17,975 Views / 677 Replies  
Yes, they were. And WHOOOSH go the troll and jerks!
Posted by tonewheel, on Jul 1, 2010 at 10:24 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
There's been only one credible (read... 3,928 Views / 134 Replies  
There's been only one credible (read "unsensational") technical piece of third party testing done (and it isn't from "Boy Genius"). Here's a link, below. For the most part, what Apple is saying is...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 30, 2010 at 06:05 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Yes, about 90 minutes for a full charge. And... 1,987 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes, about 90 minutes for a full charge.

And backups in iTunes are blazingly fast.
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 30, 2010 at 06:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Actually, I'm using my dock from my original... 1,987 Views / 9 Replies  
Actually, I'm using my dock from my original iPhone. The only thing that doesn't match up are the rounded v. square corners, but otherwise it is a PERFECT fit....tight, centered, and holds the phone...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 30, 2010 at 06:02 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
And FYI, I an replicate the dropped bars very... 17,975 Views / 677 Replies  
And FYI, I an replicate the dropped bars very easily by doing the above.
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:05 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
It helped me to understand the issue when Apple... 17,975 Views / 677 Replies  
It helped me to understand the issue when Apple said that you should try to avoid placing a finger or hand across the black strip on the lower left side of the frame. This can result in bridging, or...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 25, 2010 at 12:04 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So, is everyone going to use their new iPhone 4... 17,975 Views / 677 Replies  
So, is everyone going to use their new iPhone 4 "naked"? Or, do you plan on buying a case (when they come out)?
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 23, 2010 at 03:22 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I regularly find that FedEx items show up when... 17,975 Views / 677 Replies  
I regularly find that FedEx items show up when the online status doesn't reflect "On Truck For Delivery". Typically happens when your item is one of hundreds or thousands in a bulk shipment, as is...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 23, 2010 at 01:00 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
You need to download the version called... 2,874 Views / 41 Replies  
You need to download the version called "Handbrake Nightly". It's continually being improved, and contains a preset for iPad. You can also use the iPad setting for movies to be played on an iPhone 4,...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 22, 2010 at 11:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
That's what I thought... 531 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks. With the exception of movies purchased via iTunes store, they're all movies I ripped using the iPod/iPhone setting in Handbrake...which means I need to rerip them. Ugh!:brick:
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 22, 2010 at 10:11 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Here's the email I received this morning: ... 17,975 Views / 677 Replies  
Here's the email I received this morning:

"Dear Apple Store Customer,

You recently received a Shipment Notification email from Apple advising you that your iPhone has shipped.

This email is...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 22, 2010 at 10:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Got it, thanks. I hope the upscaling doesn't... 531 Views / 9 Replies  
Got it, thanks. I hope the upscaling doesn't disappoint.
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:09 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Well, that's good news, however, my current... 531 Views / 9 Replies  
Well, that's good news, however, my current movies at 480 pixels wide aren't 960 pixels wide.

What don't I understand?
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:04 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
My Current iPhone Videos... 531 Views / 9 Replies  
Given that my soon-to-arrive iPhone 4 will feature a super duper Retina Display, will I have to re-rip all of the movies that I play on my current phone to take advantage of the new display?

I...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 21, 2010 at 11:56 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Got notification this morning. My iPhone 4 has... 17,975 Views / 677 Replies  
Got notification this morning. My iPhone 4 has shipped.
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 20, 2010 at 09:59 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Preview with Icons 561 Views / 0 Replies  
I noticed something wasn't right this evening when I switched computers.

I had numerous mp4 QT files on my desktop (Mac Pro), and a rollover of the icons present the "play" arrow allowing me to...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jan 12, 2010 at 12:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Connectivity Issue - Motorola Surfboard Cable Modem 1,803 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm experiencing an odd issue to my years old internet set up. Baffling as tyo why it's acting up after years of the same configuration.

I have a Motorola Surfboard cable modem, which is connected...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jan 2, 2010 at 10:43 PM, in Networking
Same problem here. Two machines...early... 782 Views / 3 Replies  
Same problem here.

Two machines...early 2008 Mac Pro, and a MacBook Pro 15. MacBook updates saw no problems, and start-up/shut-down are speedy. The problem is with the Mac Pro.

Upgrades were...
Posted by tonewheel, on Nov 15, 2009 at 06:36 PM, in Mac OS X
WhiteCap Screen Saver 994 Views / 0 Replies  
Snow Leopard broke my favorite screen saver, WhiteCap (by Sound Spectrum). The WhiteCap app still works great with iTunes, but the screen saver is kaput. If anyone is interested, here's the official...
Posted by tonewheel, on Oct 3, 2009 at 12:00 AM, in Applications
75MB here. Mac Pro. 1,051 Views / 22 Replies  
75MB here. Mac Pro.
Posted by tonewheel, on Sep 10, 2009 at 05:14 PM, in Mac OS X
3.1 Ringtones Only On 3G and 3GS? 516 Views / 0 Replies  
My 2nd gen iphone is now running 3.1. And it appears that the RINGTONES icon is nowhere to be found.

Can anyone confirm this?
Posted by tonewheel, on Sep 9, 2009 at 03:39 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
FINALLY! Thanks for the tip. Worked like a charm. 373 Views / 3 Replies  
FINALLY! Thanks for the tip. Worked like a charm.
Posted by tonewheel, on Sep 4, 2009 at 12:27 PM, in Applications
Besides looking great alongside my Mac Pro... 19,706 Views / 19 Replies  
Besides looking great alongside my Mac Pro :thumbsup: these drives are FAST and in my experience, highly reliable. Very quiet, too. I like the dual FW800 ports on the back; one into the Mac Pro, the...
Posted by tonewheel, on Sep 3, 2009 at 11:38 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cinema Display and Saving Energy 497 Views / 2 Replies  
My set-up is a Mac Pro and a 30" Cinema Display. When I power off the computer, the display's white LED remains lit. As I am unsure of the power consumption of the screen in this mode, I turn it off....
Posted by tonewheel, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:11 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How about.... 7,360 Views / 119 Replies  
A system app that detects when one is driving a car, and automatically disables texting.
Posted by tonewheel, on Sep 3, 2009 at 04:38 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
No issues with Word 08. Opens just as fast as... 13,624 Views / 175 Replies  
No issues with Word 08. Opens just as fast as ever.
Posted by tonewheel, on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:49 AM, in Mac OS X
What are the drawbacks from leaving Rosetta where... 1,178 Views / 17 Replies  
What are the drawbacks from leaving Rosetta where it is?
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 30, 2009 at 09:19 PM, in Mac OS X
Safari Speed Stinks 13,624 Views / 175 Replies  
Safari was trouble-free prior to SL upgrade on my MacBook Pro. Runs fine on my Mac Pro.

Are there any settings I can check or tweak? Is anyone else experiencing this page loading slowness in...
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 30, 2009 at 09:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Sounds good. HOW? :\ 13,624 Views / 175 Replies  
Sounds good. HOW? :\
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 28, 2009 at 07:34 PM, in Mac OS X
Snow Leopard: Post-Installation Issues Thread 13,624 Views / 175 Replies  
Let me start this off.

Everything seems to be running fine. Speedier to be sure. OK, problems encountered:

• Restart after installation reboot hung at a blank blue screen. Had to force shutdown...
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 28, 2009 at 05:13 PM, in Mac OS X
From Apple, this morning, concerning incompatible... 2,641 Views / 8 Replies  
From Apple, this morning, concerning incompatible and troublesome apps:

Apps which are moved to the separate folder include:

Parallels Desktop, ver. 2.5 and earlier

McAfee VirusScan, ver....
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 28, 2009 at 12:27 PM, in Mac OS X
It wouldn't surprise me... 2,235 Views / 18 Replies  
It wouldn't surprise me that BB and other retailers are offering this at a discount....but available a week or two AFTER today's official release. Apple knows too many of the faithful won't wait that...
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Good luck with that. But it seems a bit extreme... 2,945 Views / 51 Replies  
Good luck with that. But it seems a bit extreme (and really time consuming) to initiate a clean install without first working through the issue, particularly if that is your one and only issue.
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:47 AM, in Mac OS X
Yep...Time Machine restore. 2,945 Views / 51 Replies  
Yep...Time Machine restore.
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 27, 2009 at 02:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Darn... 2,945 Views / 51 Replies  
This surprises me. Apple must have extreme confidence in its Installer, believing that removing/replacing/patching files will provide a consistent and foolproof installation. I dunno....
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 24, 2009 at 06:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Snow Leopard - Age Old Installation Questions! 2,945 Views / 51 Replies  
When I upgraded to Leopard back when it first came out, I chose the option to simply update the existing Tiger OS. Is went smoothly, and I have never had a problem since. I know there's been...
Posted by tonewheel, on Aug 24, 2009 at 01:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Great point. but still a major inconvenience. 458 Views / 4 Replies  
Great point.

but still a major inconvenience.
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 18, 2009 at 05:54 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Remove iPhone Without Waking Computer? 458 Views / 4 Replies  
My Mac Pro is sleeping. My iPhone is connected to the computer, charging. If I take the phone out of the cradle, the computer will wake up...which I don't want it to. Is there any way to prevent the...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 18, 2009 at 03:52 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
COOL FEATURE: The search function screen is... 4,594 Views / 101 Replies  
COOL FEATURE:

The search function screen is activated with on push of the Home button. It is also found as a "home page" to the left of your regular home page. Just swipe the screen to the right...
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 17, 2009 at 03:55 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Everything works as advertised. Everything. 4,594 Views / 101 Replies  
Everything works as advertised.

Everything.
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 17, 2009 at 02:06 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Downloading now.... 885 Views / 11 Replies  
Downloading now....
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 17, 2009 at 01:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
So How Often Are You Hitting the CHECK FOR UPDATE Button? 885 Views / 11 Replies  
Phone in cradle, iTunes open, and you're pushing the CHECK FOR UPDATE button how often?
;)
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 17, 2009 at 10:04 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iTunes 8.2 Is Now Available - Software Update 524 Views / 1 Replies  
Just downloaded and installed, along with a QuickTime update. So new that I cannot find 'What's New" with either one. :\
Posted by tonewheel, on Jun 1, 2009 at 04:25 PM, in Applications
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